Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Fun, art, food, entertainment and adventure in Tuatapere!

MEDIA RELEASE:
For Immediate Release


Tuatapere Fun Day!


Summer fun, art, food, entertainment and adventure in Tuatapere! Saturday 2 February 2013


The inaugural Tuatapere Fun Day will run in conjunction with the Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track’s 3rd annu-al ‘Stump the Hump’ 24 hour adventure walk. While the ‘Stumpers’ challenge themselves on the 55km track, the locals, visitors and supporters will celebrate in Tuatapere.

The local community has stepped up in support of the annual fundraiser for the Hump Ridge Track offer-ing deals, specials and activities for all.

Come out and enjoy a day of fun for all ages with numerous free and low cost activities. Most activities for young people will take place at the Waiau Area School from 10am to 2pm.

The local heated swimming pool and toddler pool will be open from 12pm to 4pm and the Playcentre with facilities and playground for the real young ones will be open from 10am to 12pm. Histo-ry buffs can check out the Bushman’s Museum and Yesteryears Museum and Café. While those looking for something a little more active can check out the Tuatapere bowling club from 2pm, the Tuatapere golf course from 1pm, or go for a stroll on one of our local walking tracks. Shop around for local goods, food and gifts at Tuatapere’s famous butcher shop, specialized local nursery and cafes.

If you’re looking for some adventure, take a scenic helicopter tour or enjoy an exciting jet boat ride down the Wairaurahiri at twilight. For those of you sticking around for the weekend enjoy a night out with live music at Last Light Lodge on Friday and Saturday night. Art lovers are in for a treat with the inaugural Waiau Art Trail offering a unique opportunity to experience and buy the work of over 25 artists from the Waiau area at six venues around Tuatapere.

Exhibitions will include oil paintings, ceramics, jewellery, fabric, garden art and much more. This event is co-ordinated by the Tuatapere District Promotions in association with the Hump Ridge Track and Venture Southland.

For more information: Brochures for the Tuatapere Fun Day and the Waiau Art Trail are available from the Hump Ridge Track office (31 Orawia Rd, Tuatapere) or can be downloaded from www.humpridgetrack.co.nz
ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On Act, The Centre-Right’s Perennial Ugly Duckling

National has just endorsed Act leader David Seymour in Epsom, it being that time on the electoral calendar for the ceremonial anointing to take place once again.

Act endures, despite its thoroughly fossilized views: it is the only lighthouse still shining the beams of 1980s market fundamentalism out into the electoral darkness. More>>

 

Turei To Be Interviewed By MSD: Gordon Campbell On The Real Truth Deficit In Welfare

It has been astonishing to see the amount of time and energy being spent on what Greens co-leader Metiria Turei did or didn’t do properly as a beneficiary back in the early 1990s – as compared to how little time and energy is being put into the point of her personal example. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Bojo Visit

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson is in town, just over a year since his political career peaked… and then wobbled off into a grey zone of indecision… Currently, Johnson is touring the former colonies, talking up the historical ties. More>>

ALSO:

Tertiary Ed: Government Responds To Productivity Commission

The work programme will focus on four key areas. • Creating a more student-centred system • Meeting the needs of industry through relevant, responsive, and supportive teaching • Improving performance across the system • Enabling and encouraging innovative new models and providers More>>

ALSO:

PM's Science Advisor: Youth Suicide In NZ Discussion Paper

The paper discusses the multiple factors involved in youth suicide and possible and evidence-based approaches to prevention. It points out the very different context in which young people now live their lives and the challenges of the transition from childhood to adulthood. More>>

ALSO:

Drug Deaths: Accurate Information Is Vital

Drug Foundation: The spike in hospital admissions and reported deaths in Auckland as a result of people taking unknown substances is not being helped by an information vacuum. More>>

ALSO:

Backing Dunne & Seymour: National Signals Election Intentions

“We are encouraging National supporters to give their electorate vote to ACT candidate, David Seymour, in Epsom, and United Future candidate, Peter Dunne, in Ohariu – and their party vote to National." More>>

ALSO:

Climate Policy: Govt's New Proposals For ETS

“Last year, as a result of stage one of the review, we announced the phase out of the one-for-two measure in the ETS. I am now announcing further changes as a result of stage two of the review.” More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election